Lori Stein, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Lori Stein
Partner, Fintech Group Co-Leader
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Lori Stein is co-lead of the Fintech Group and a partner in the Securities Regulatory and Investment Products Group of our Business Law Department in Toronto. She is ranked by Chambers FinTech as a Band 1 lawyer and is a frequent speaker and thought leadership contributor on the regulation of digital assets and blockchain technology in Canada. She advises Fintech businesses, portfolio managers, dealers, investment fund managers and institutional investors on all aspects of Canadian securities regulation. Lori is at the forefront of the fast-paced digital asset space, guiding clients on how to manage legal and regulatory risks associated with crypto assets and blockchain infrastructure. She regularly engages with the Canadian Securities Administrators on behalf of crypto asset trading platforms and other Fintechs.

Lori helps clients obtain regulatory approval for innovative business strategies through applications for registration and exemptive relief under securities and derivatives regulation, and advises on day-to-day compliance issues, investigations, regulatory audits and strategic transactions.

Clients appreciate Lori’s ability to bring clarity to the complexities of the Fintech industry. At a time when innovative technologies in the digital asset ecosystem are rapidly outpacing the existing rules and regulatory framework, Lori is at the forefront of these discussions and has a thorough understanding of the relevant key legal issues.